City of Winona does business in accordance with the Federal Fair Housing Law (The Fair Housing Amendments Act of 1988). It is illegal to discriminate against any person because of race, color, religion, sex, handicap, familial status, or national origin in:
- The sale or rental of housing or residential lot
- Advertising the sale or rental of housing
- Financing of housing
- The provision of real estate brokerage service
- The appraisal of housing
Blockbusting is also illegal.
Anyone who feels he or she has been discriminated against should file a complaint of housing discrimination with the U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development (HUD).
Call 800-669-9777 (toll free) or 800-927-9275 (TTY).